Get the Skinny: CREOLE + CAJUN SEASONING | TOP 6 PICKS

Cajun seasoning is a staple in any South Louisiana kitchen, but some of the popular brands can be loaded with salt.  In today’s Get the Skinny, Molly’s sharing top picks for low- and no-sodium Cajun seasoning blends that pack in all of the flavor, with a fraction of the salt.

Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Magic Seasoning Blends

  • 95-100 mg sodium per quarter teaspoon
  • In varieties like Blackened Seafood Magic, Blackened Meat Magic, Blackened Steak Magic
  • Also available in No Salt / No Sugar blends

 

Sal & Judy’s Creole Seasoning

  • 105 mg sodium per quarter teaspoon
  • Available locally in retailers including Robert Fresh Market, Breaux Mart, Rouses

 

Tony Chachere’s No Salt Seasoning Blend

  • 0 sodium
  • No salt – and no sodium substitutes in the ingredient list

 

Creole Dust by Geaux Creole

  • 75 mg sodium per quarter teaspoon
  • Available locally in retailers including Robert Fresh Market, Breaux Mart, Rouses

 

Chef Kenneth Temple’s Blackening Blend

  • 130 mg sodium per quarter teaspoon
  • Order online; not yet in local retailers

 

Spice Line By Culinary Design

  • 100 mg or less for variety of seasonings
  • Coming soon to Dorignac’s; available online now

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